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    Fonterra Climate Crime
    Fonterra Climate Crime

    Just before dawn this morning Greenpeace activists shut down a pit in the Southland  'New Vale'  lignite coalmine.


    The dirty lignite coal is used by Fonterra to help fuel operations at its nearby Edendale dairy facto... Read more >

  • Greenpeace takes direct action in Indonesia

    Blogpost by nick - November 12, 2009 at 15:27

    c6b82821-94d3-4531-82ab-f6b3678496dd_4003Today Greenpeace activists locked down four excavators in the carbon-rich Kampar Peninsula belonging to pulp and paper company APRIL to highlight the need to immediately halt all deforestation in Indonesia.

    Carbon emission from deforestation and degr... Read more >

  • Approaching Planet A

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 12, 2009 at 8:42

    Here at Sign On HQ, focus has well and truly shifted to the campaign’s big finale for 2009 – simultaneous marches in Auckland and Wellington, and a free concert in Myers Park at the end of the Auckland march, featuring Opshop, Midnight Youth, Kirste... Read more >

  • Love letters to the future

    Blogpost by Nick Young - November 11, 2009 at 7:40

    Imagine that you could write a love letter to the future - what would it say?

    Time capsuleFuture generations will be living with the consequences of whatever action we take - or do not take - on climate change, would you send them messages of hope and inspiration... Read more >

  • Planet A march and concert

    Blogpost by nick - November 9, 2009 at 14:12
    PLANET A Read more >
  • NZ stengthens its ambition to fail

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 6, 2009 at 12:45

    Oh dear, it gets worse.

    "New Zealand is blaming the Kyoto Protocol for its low emissions target," a delegate (from where I couldn’t possibly divulge) just told me at the climate change talks in Barcelona today.

    This comment came after New Zealand spo... Read more >

  • The winds of change (aren't blowing in these parts)

    Blogpost by Kathy Cumming - November 6, 2009 at 9:54

    I received a curious email yesterday from our man at the UN climate talks in Spain, Geoff Keey. It began thus: “Last night, wind power supplied more than 40% of electricity demand here in Spain, with peaks of 44%. Spain has more than 17,000 MW of wind... Read more >

  • A damn fine scotch

    Blogpost by Geoff Keey - November 5, 2009 at 8:26

    Scotland has adopted a 42% climate change target. That, and a wee rumour of free whisky, encouraged me to attend a side event organised by the Scottish Government.
    Unfortunately there wasn’t any free whisky, but I did learn a lot about Scotland’s effo...

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